The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 35 44
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.00% 5.61% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 6.49% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 11
Median salary £53,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.37% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 360 339 386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 90.00% 86.48% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 266 268 295
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Liverpool

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Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Liverpool.

Salary trend for BDD in Liverpool

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Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Liverpool over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Liverpool

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for BDD.

1 25 (100.00%) TDD
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (88.00%) .NET
4 18 (72.00%) C#
4 18 (72.00%) MVC
4 18 (72.00%) Ruby
4 18 (72.00%) RESTful
4 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
5 17 (68.00%) NoSQL
6 16 (64.00%) Entity Framework
6 16 (64.00%) Node.js
6 16 (64.00%) Web Application Development
6 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (64.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 16 (64.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
6 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
6 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (64.00%) WCF
6 16 (64.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) Kanban
7 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) Release Management
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Advertising
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) User Stories

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) NoSQL
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) RSpec
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.00%) Advertising
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Development Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Development Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Application Development Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Development Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) RESTful
3 16 (64.00%) .NET Framework
3 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (64.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 16 (64.00%) Entity Framework
3 16 (64.00%) Node.js
3 16 (64.00%) WCF
4 2 (8.00%) Ajax
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) Velocity
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) TDD
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) MVC
4 16 (64.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (24.00%) Kanban
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Release Management
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.00%) User Stories
8 3 (12.00%) DevOps
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
8 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.00%) OO
9 2 (8.00%) SDLC
9 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
1 18 (72.00%) Ruby
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Smalltalk
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft